Merrion Square, Dublin

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Tucked away from large crowds of tourists, Merrion Square provides a beautiful, historical retreat. Take a quiet walk down shady paths past traditional gardens. Grab a coffee, or enjoy a picnic with your family after taking a look at the park's famous Oscar Wilde statue, dedicated to the author who took up residence in the area for some time. W.B. Yeats and Daniel O'Connell also lived among the Georgian red-brick townhouses lining the sides of this square. You can visit their previous homes, along with the Natural History Museum, National Gallery, Leinster House, and several government buildings. Put Merrion Square on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Dublin trip planner.
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  • Merrion Square is just a short walk from St Stephens Green and is another very pleasant park to walk around. It was well maintained and has several statues including Oscar Wilde and the National...  more »
  • This is just steps away from The Mont Hotel and I took a walk around this charming park twice that day. It’s not that big but I can imagine it to be a perfect spot for picnics during warmer days...  more »

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